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Authors: Gurung, Chet Kumari
Keywords: Economics
Issue Date: 26-Mar-2019
Abstract: The main objective of this research is to assess and further explore decision-support tools in the context of adaptation to climate change in rural mountain people's livelihood. People's experience has been described in this study with the help of different research tool such as observation, Interview, Focus Group discussion, and PRA (historical time line). Mixed method has been used where as more qualitative than quantitative. It is comparatively analysis based on 20 years past experience and the present scenario. In the research hundreds participants have been selected seventy were men and thirty were women by the use of purposive sampling. The findings of research are: Snow melting and river shrunken Change in Rain and Snow Fall pattern Change in cycle of Seasons Bio -Diversity has in Endanger New disease has been find in the crops Agricultural production has been decreased Increased in natural hazards(landslides, draught) These findings shows the impact on Peoples' livelihood, Economic development, Bio diversity, Tourism development, Imbalance on ecosystem, Change in breeding, nesting time of birds and animals, Culture, Religion, and Customs. One of the focuses of the study was to find the adaptation practice for mitigation to climate change. Finally there is found some adaptation practices in the local level through a community. Such as traditional cropping system, System of pray to nature and people are involve to collect the medicinal herbal collection trade as for new income sources in the study area. In conclusion, it is suggested that responses to climate change impacts require plural institutions and that approaches must follow incremental solutions at local, regional and national scales for further research.
Description: Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN ECONOMICS
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